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Long Night Rides On The Bike

How Dynamo Lights Changed My Cycling Experience

Nov. 1, 2023 -

The darker days are here in the northern hemisphere, and so is the need for good lights on your bike. Although battery powered lights can do the job, you need to keep them charged. I wanted a light system on my road bike that just works. Read along for some light in the darkness!

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Testing the dynamo powered lights using some quickly connected loose wires - it works!
Testing the dynamo powered lights using some quickly connected loose wires - it works!
Welcome to the dark (country) side... where street lights are a rare sight
Welcome to the dark (country) side... where street lights are a rare sight
Once the bottom bracket was removed, I was able to see the holes inside the bike frame.
Once the bottom bracket was removed, I was able to see the holes inside the bike frame.
Supernova E3 Tail Light 2
Supernova E3 Tail Light 2
Soldering the individual leads together and shrink wrapping them
Soldering the individual leads together and shrink wrapping them
Both lights working - the result
Both lights working - the result

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